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Euronet Worldwide, Inc. Completes Purchase of Merchant Acquiring Business of Piraeus Bank in Greece

PRESS RELEASE

LEAWOOD, Kan. (March 16, 2022) – Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: EEFT), a leading global financial technology solutions and payments provider, announced today the completion of the purchase of the Piraeus Bank Merchant Acquiring (PBMA) business of Piraeus Bank (Bank) in Greece.

Originally announced on March 16, 2021, Euronet’s completed purchase of PBMA’s acquiring services and assets includes approximately 205,000 POS terminals at 170,000 merchants throughout Greece as well as the Bank’s online merchant acquiring business. The in-store acquiring business represents approximately 20 percent of Greece’s market while PBMA’s online merchant acquiring represents approximately 40 percent of online and digital transactions in the country.

The acquisition also includes a separately negotiated agreement for a long-term strategic partnership with the Bank for collaborative product distribution, processing and customer referrals.